Chelsea forward: ‘Last season was a disaster and I wanted to leave’

first_img The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star LATEST Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Morata opened his 2018/19 account against Arsenal LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Alvaro Morata has admitted his nightmare debut season at Chelsea almost led to an immediate exit before the transfer window closed.The Spanish striker joined the Blues from Real Madrid last year for a then-club-record £60million after being left frustrated by a lack of game time in La Liga. IN DEMAND New Spain boss Luis Enrique has recalled Morata to the international squad for the upcoming clashes with England and Croatia.“I feel like it’s the first time, I was nervous yesterday, I arrived an hour and a half early,” Morata continued.“Luis Enrique tells us that he wants Spain to win again and that everyone knows who Spain are.“There are times when I stopped appreciating coming here. You do not think about every match you play with the Spanish national team until you have to watch the matches from home.” LIVING THE DREAM targets 2 moving on targets 2 RANKED Morata is back in the Spain set-up However, despite a bright start, he scored just one goal in 2018 and was soon dropped for January signing Olivier Giroud.Morata was subsequently omitted from Spain’s World Cup squad.“Last year I wasn’t happy. I started well but at the end it was a disaster,” Morata told reporters.“I went out to the pitch and did even not know where I was. I considered returning to Spain or Italy. “But you can’t always escape reality, I left Spain to earn a place at the World Cup and I did not go.“It was hard. I’m going to do everything I can to go to the next one, it was a difficult time because I expected to go.“I didn’t have the best season. The boss took a decision. I don’t resent [Julen] Lopetegui, I wish him all the best at Real Madrid.” Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January last_img read more